A vulnerability in BIOS authentication management of Cisco 5000 Series Enterprise Network Compute System and Cisco Unified Computing (UCS) E-Series Servers could allow an unauthenticated, local attacker to bypass the BIOS authentication and execute actions as an unprivileged user. The vulnerability is due to improper security restrictions that are imposed by the affected system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting an empty password value to an affected device's BIOS authentication prompt. An exploit could allow the attacker to have access to a restricted set of user-level BIOS commands. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvh83260.
Published 2018-06-21 11:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:31:52
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-0362

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 18 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-0362

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
0.9
3.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-0362

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • ykramarz@cisco.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2018-0362

Products affected by CVE-2018-0362

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